EQUALITY & DIVERSITY

At EQ Solicitors we take diversity and equality very seriously. Our diversity data is supplied to the Solicitors Regulatory Authority and is available for public scrutiny.

 

The data below is based on 5 employees.

 

Select one category which best describes your role in the firm.

Solicitor partner (sole practitioner, member or director)  2

Other fee earning role  2

Role directly supporting a fee earner  1

IT/HR/other corporate services role 0

 

Which age category are you in?

16-24  1

25-34  2

35-44  0

45-54  1

65+  1

 

Which gender do you identify with?

Man  2

Woman  3

Other  0

Do you consider your own gender identity to be different from that associated with your sex as registered at birth?

No  5

 

Do you consider yourself to have a disability according to the definition in the Equality Act 2010?

No  5

 

Are your day-to-day activities limited because of a health problem or disability which has lasted, or is expected to last, at least 12 months?

Limited a little  1

No  4

 

What is your ethnic group?

British/English/Welsh/Northern Irish/Scottish  4

White and Asian 1

 

What is your religion or belief?

No religion or belief/Atheist  1

Christian  3

Muslim  1

 

What is your sexual orientation?

Heterosexual  5

 

Did you mainly attend a state or fee paying school between the ages 11 – 18?

UK state school  5

 

Did either of your parents attend university by the time you were 18?

No, neither of my parents attended university  4

Yes, one or both of my parents attended university 1

Work of the main / highest income earner in your household when your were aged about 14?

Modern professional and traditional professional occupations such as: teacher, nurse, physiotherapist, social worker, musician, police officer (sergeant or above), software designer, accountant, solicitor, medical practitioner, scientist, civil / mechanical engineer. 2

Routine, semi-routine, manual, and service occupations such as: postal worker, machine operative, security guard, caretaker, farm worker, catering assistant, sales assistant, HGV driver, cleaner, porter, packer, labourer, waiter/waitress, bar staff. 1

Small business owners who employed less than 25 people such as: corner shop owners, small plumbing companies, retail shop owner, single restaurant or cafe owner, taxi owner, garage owner. 1

Long term unemployed (claimed Jobseeker's Allowance or earlier unemployment benefit for more than a year) 1

 Are you a primary carer for a child or children under 18?

Yes  2

No  3

 

Time spent providing unpaid care for those with long term physical or mental ill health caused by disability or age?

No  5